Europe and Global Citizenship

  • Alistair Ross
  • Ian Davies


This chapter describes and discusses the supranational form of citizenship that is in place in the European Union. The historical background is sketched with an overview of the education systems in place across Europe. The strategies for global citizenship education are discussed including references to the colonial legacy, with emerging themes of developmentalism, environmentalism, the promotion of global identities and universal human rights.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EducationUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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